Shetland Knitting

Fair Isle jumper from Shetland Museum Knitwear Collection. Shetland label at neck. Tex 1990 - 541. Over the past week, I have been looking at Shetland knitting after seeing some of the incredible items in one of my knitting magazines. I have done Fair Isle knitting in the past and do stranded knitting quite a... Continue Reading →

Topaz Blue Bear – Jack

Thought I would share some photos of Jack M's dad's dog. He is gorgeous, but I feel, starved of affection. He was great company for M whilst he was there. We will miss him loads, and were quite tempted to sneak him back with us, our girls would have loved him. His KC name is... Continue Reading →

Ireland – An End

M came back on Friday night, me and the girls could not wait to collect him from the airport. His flight was due to land at 6:50pm and the wheels hit the tarmac at 6:30. Luckily I was not too far and was there when the disabled assistance brought him out to me. We were... Continue Reading →

Requiem Mass

M's mum was buried today, and although I was not able to be there with him on this very sad day, I was able to watch the Requiem Mass live as the church broadcast it for those of us who could not be there. It was a lovely service and the priest made me laugh... Continue Reading →

I have no time…

... for fools and idiots. This last week has proved that to me, and I really cannot bear that people can be so shitty. The point, in fact, M's sister (two-faced bitch) decided to start talking after her husband berated her about it, but only because of this. She has talked to me, and I... Continue Reading →

Northern Ireland Visit

We are here again, but not on a pleasure trip. M's mum is very ill, and it looks like she is at the end of her life. The nursing home had in the acute care team to see her and treat her, but in reality, this team is usually the end of life care team,... Continue Reading →

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